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Gambia: Finance, economy tops cabinet talks
Economy

Gambia: Finance, economy tops cabinet talks

Gambia’s Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on Wednesday briefed the cabinet on the emergency funding allocated to the country. The IMF approved $16 million dollars (D640 million dalasis) is urgent funding to address budgetary and fiscal difficulties the nation is facing. The gaps, according to Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh […]

Gambia reopens pro-opposition newspaper
National

Gambia reopens pro-opposition newspaper

An opposition newspaper in The Gambia has resumed publication two weeks after its closure by authorities in the small nation. The Daily Observer Newspaper, which is the country’s first daily paper was shut down over allegations of tax evasion by revenue authorities. Gambia Revenue Authority, the body responsible for collecting […]

Gambia’s president calls for unity, tolerance
National

Gambia’s president calls for unity, tolerance

President Adama Barrow has used his Eid-ul-Fitr address to the nation to call for unity amid political tensions that threatened the country’s security. “Moral and ethical values prescribed by our great religion, Islam, must be brought to bear on our attitudes and efforts as we collectively seek to build the […]

Gambia’s President Barrow fires 5 deputy governors
News

Gambia’s President Barrow fires 5 deputy governors

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has discharged five deputy governors across the country, according to reports. The deputy governors were loyalists of the ex-president, Yahya Jammeh’s APRC party and were given the job mostly as rewards for their support. Barrow had fired all of the regional governors appointed by Jammeh in […]